Microsoft to protect users against malware with Windows OneCare

Posted on Friday, May 13 2005 @ 12:37 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Microsoft announced it will launch an anti-virus subscription service later this year. This week the company will distribute the Windows OneCare service among its employees for testing and a public trial beta version will be offered later this year.

Windows OneCare will offer users anti-virus, anti-spyware and firewall protection for a yearly subscription fee. Additionally it will also incorporate tools to maintain optimal system performance and to backup data.

Pricing or release date of Windows OneCare remains unknown.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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